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problem with new video card Fedora 13

asked 2012-10-09 21:08:51 -0600

b2agb gravatar image

updated 2013-06-03 06:45:50 -0600

My old video card failed. My dealer installed a new one. Apparently my version of Fedora doesn't recognize my new one; my 24" 1920x1080 display is back to 800x600. New card is GT610 PCI-E 2.0 (GForce I believe). I looked at NVIDIA site; got new driver. Installation instructions a bit daunting; involves rebuild of kernel.

Guidance to an easier way to resolve this issue would be appreciated.


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answered 2012-10-09 22:11:08 -0600

sten gravatar image

Fedora 13 was EOL'ed in mid-2011, you might want to start by updating to a newer version. Newer kernels include the nouveau open source kernel module for NVidia, you might just work out of the box. Supported chipsets are listed here:

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